Bring Me Your Baking Disasters

Have you ever left cookies in the oven for too long – only to find charred, hockey puck-like bits when you went back and opened the oven door? Have you tried to make rice pudding and ended up with scrambled eggs in your mixture? How about a chocolate mousse that looked more like mud? The… more »

Mom and Apple Crumb Pie

Yummy Apple Crumb Pie

Mother’s Day is fast-approaching, and I would be willing to bet that many of you are pondering the perfect treat to accompany this Sunday’s supper. And, since nothing says “Mom” like apple pie, I’ll be making MY Mom’s all-time favorite — an Apple Crumb Pie. For the Pie: 1 frozen pie crust (such as Oronoque… more »

TRB TO THE RESCUE: White Chocolate Ganache with NOT So Much Panache

TRB is very excited to present her very first reader inquiry! This question comes to us from stormygreen and is about ganache – for those of you who aren’t familiar with this term, it is an icing, typically, made by melting chocolate and heavy cream over a double boiler. Dear Rescue Baker, I made a… more »

Quick and Easy: Mexican Brownies

A fudgy, frosted Mexican Brownie

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, here is a quick and easy recipe for brownies that will leave everyone begging for more. P.S. You coffee lovers out there will definitely not want to skimp on the frosting – it is truly the best part… Enjoy! For the Brownies 1 cup (2 sticks) butter 2 cups… more »

Bring Me Your Baking Disasters

So, I thought I’d back up a bit and let my readers know why I started this blog. In essence, I love to bake and I’ve built up quite a following among friends and family in recent years with cakes, pies, brownies, and the Christmas cookies I bake with my cousin. (More on this legendary… more »